†family Neoepiblemidae Kraglievich 1926 (caviomorph)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Neoepiblemidae

Parent taxon: Chinchilloidea according to L. L. Rasia and A. M. Candela 2017

See also Bocquentin et al. 1990

Sister taxa: Chinchillidae, Dinomyidae, Garridomys, Heptaxodontidae, Loncolicu, Saremmys, Ucayalimys

Subtaxa: Doryperimys Neoepiblema Perimys Phoberomys

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Venezuela (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Peru (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (31), Brazil (9), Chile (2), Peru (4), Venezuela (14)

Total: 62 collections including 96 occurrences

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